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The Sound of Music (movie)

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  • At Drury Lane, the hills are fresh and fully alive in 'Sound of Music'

    At Drury Lane, the hills are fresh and fully alive in 'Sound of Music'
    Most Marias are depicted as nurturers-in-waiting. All the reluctant postulant needs is a guitar, a set of old curtains and seven militarized munchkins and you've got Austria's stepmother of the year. But, in director Rachel Rockwell's magnificent new...
  • 50 SHOWS FOR FALL

    50 SHOWS FOR FALL
    As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town. BIG DEALS...
  • Briefly In Education

    Team LEGOna Beach nabs first place Laguna Beach students took home first place overall at the First LEGO League Cup at Legoland in Carlsbad last weekend, according to a news release. Team LEGOna Beach, comprised of middle school students Michael Beu,...
  • 'Sound of Music' gaining on native son Mozart in Salzburg

    'Sound of Music' gaining on native son Mozart in Salzburg
    SALZBURG, Austria — I'm on a bus with 57 other tourists singing "I Am Sixteen Going on Seventeen." It's fun. Really fun. Well, it's sort of fun. After three hours, I feel like jumping out the window. "I can't hear you," the tour guide coaxes the...
  • Viewpoint: 'The Sound of Music' and the story behind it

    Viewpoint:  'The Sound of Music' and the story behind it
    During the holidays some families like to watch home movies, and others revisit some of Hollywood’s family films. We did a little of both. During Christmas we watched Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man,” and Rodgers & Hammerstein&...
  • New Musical Based on Julie Andrews-Daughter's Book Set For Goodspeed

    New Musical Based on Julie Andrews-Daughter's Book Set For Goodspeed
    Julie Andrews will direct a new musical, "The Great American Mousical," based on a children's book the award-winning actress wrote with her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton. The show will receive a workshop production Nov. 8 to Dec. 2 at    Goodspeed...
  • The Sound of Music hits the stage at Heights High School

    Most people have seen the 1965 film version of the musical The Sound of Music. But Wichita’s Heights High School brings a more complex version of the story to the stage Friday and Saturday night along with the favorite musical numbers. “It&...
  • Christopher Plummer Finally Has Oscar Within Reach

    Christopher Plummer Finally Has Oscar Within Reach
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It's been a long hike from the Austrian Alps to the Hollywood Hills for Christopher Plummer, but the actor best known for playing the steely captain with seven children in "The Sound of Music" looks set to finally win his first...
  • The Sound Of Music Family Scrapbook

    The original seven Von Trapp children from the 1965 movie "The Sound of Music" were here talking about their memories from the film as well as their new scrapbook. The Von Trapp children will be at book signing events April 20th, 21st and 22nd. For...
  • David Brown dies at 93; producer of 'Jaws,' 'The Sting'

    David Brown dies at 93; producer of 'Jaws,' 'The Sting'
    David Brown, the former 20th Century Fox executive who partnered with Richard Zanuck in the early 1970s and produced the blockbuster hit "Jaws," as well as "The Verdict" and "Cocoon" before launching a solo career as a film and theatrical producer, has...
  • Oscars quiz: Which star did not win best actress for her film debut?

     
    If Gabourey Sidibe ("Precious") wins the Oscar on March 7, she'll become the fifth performer to prevail as best actress for her film debut. Of the previous four, one was Shirley Booth ("Come Back, Little Sheba"). The three others are pictured below. Who...
  • Richard D. Zanuck, a Hollywood legend too busy for nostalgia

     
    This is a longer version of my Los Angeles Times Sunday Calendar cover on Hollywood producer Dick Zanuck, who is having quite the year with "Alice in Wonderland," "Clash of the Titans" and "Book of Eli." I interviewed Zanuck last......